The links on this page are assembled as a resource for students to enhance their learning experiences regarding event, hospitality and tourism trends, current industry practices and current legal, ethical and risk management issues.
Organizational Chart Samples and "How-To's":
Using Microsoft Publisher: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/publisher/HP011543471033.aspx
General Information and Samples about Organizational Charts:
These are the links to professional associations that can be a resource in better understanding the functioning of the event industry:
Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC) www.bridalassn.com
ABC Washington Branch www.washingtonabc.org
Association of Catering and Event Professionals www.acep.com
American Disc Jockey Association www.adja.org
ADJA Puget Sound Chapter www.psadja.org
International Society of Event Specialists (ISES) www.ises.com/
ISES-Seattle Chapter www.isesseattle.com
Meeting Planners International www.mpiweb.org
MPI Washington Chapter www.mpiwsc.org
National Association of Catering Executives www.nace.net
NACE Seattle Chapter www.seattlenace.net
Professional Convention Management Association www.pcma.org
Puget Sound Business Travel Association www.psbta.org
Washington Society of Association Executives www.wsaenet.org/
Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau www.visitseattle.org/
- Bizbash http://www.bizbash.com/
The BizBash show is designed for event professionals by event professionals to share the latest trends in decor, design, catering, strategy, and much more.
- Northwest Meetings & Events Magazine http://www.nwmeetingsmag.com/
This regional magazine offers a wealth of information from event industry professionals in the Northwest portion of this nation.
- Special Event Magazine http://specialevents.com/
This magazine focuses on national issues, trends and leaders in the event industry.